Festivals of Japan

Events across Japan. A collection ranging from traditional to seasonal offerings.

Saga International Balloon Fiesta - Saga

About 100 balloons participate in the event. With more than 800 thousand spectators, it is the largest hot air balloon event in Asia. The simultaneous takeoff and night mooring are spectacular.

Event Dates Late October - Early November every year (tentative)
Event Details November 1-5, 2023
[Flight competition] Morning: from 6:45 Afternoon: from 14:45
[Night mooring] Usually held on the final Saturday and Sunday of the event.
[Other events] 9:00-14:45 as necessary
[Product sales, etc.] Held throughout the day each day.
Official site https://www.sibf.jp/en/
Location (venue) Along the Kasegawa River
Address Oaza Ogino, Kase-machi, Saga-shi, Saga
Price Free admission
Use of the parking lot at the venue: 1,000 yen
(for environmental maintenance costs)
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Region Kyushu

Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.

update: Aug.21.2023

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